Representation and Sketches

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Digital Eskimo. San Francisco Art Institute. Small Scale, Big Change. Information Art. The art of data visualization. Edward Tufte. Topics covered in this one-day course include: A new, widely-adopted method for presentations: meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter.

Edward Tufte

Fundamental design strategies for all information displays: sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts, images, video, data visualizations, and randomized displays for making graphical statistical inferences. New ideas on spectatorship, consuming reports. How to assess the credibility of a presentation and its presenter, how to detect cherry-picking, how to reason about alternative explanations. Standards of comparison for workaday and for cutting edge visualizations.